Test Post By Steve for Including Photos

Here’s some stuff I’ve been doing in my studio…

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The original is modelled in Sketchup and ‘Printed’ on a Dimension 1200 Rapid Prototyping machine in ABS plastic. I take a mould of that and cast it in porcelain. There’s a mould for the teapot body, a mould for the lid, and one for the spout. The handle is made by hand. I have about 8 different moulds that make bottles, tumblers, and bowls. 

Here’s the plaster mould pieces for the teapot body.Image

More soon!

Steve

 

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About stephengrimmer

Potter and professor of ceramics at University of Manitoba. BS Mathematics, University of Iowa, BFA Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, MFA Ceramics, University of Massachussetts/Dartmouth.
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4 Responses to Test Post By Steve for Including Photos

  1. ryanginter says:

    Very cool, I love the horizontal texture on the teapot. What kind of glazes are you working with for these?
    Also, could you check to make sure I’m an author on the blog? I can’t figure out how to make an original post, not sure if I have permissions or not…

  2. Thanks Ryan, I’m glad you like them. They will all be wood-fired with celadon glaze. I’ll pst a finished example soon.
    I resent the invite to your myumanitoba address. I bet your existing profile isn’t listed as an author here.

  3. brennalinton says:

    will be interesting to see how the wood ash reacts to those corners!

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